OSI Group Gains Increased Capacity Following the Acquisition of Baho Food

OSI Group is the top-ranking global supplier of value-added food products to the leading foodservice and retail food companies across the world. In its rank as one of the biggest privately held firms in the US, OSI avails unmatchable infrastructural and financial resources and reach. OSI has invested in these resources with the primary objective of helping its clients to source, develop and produce, and also distribute custom food solutions to any part of the world.

Among the things that make OSI one of the first rated food companies in the United States is its entrepreneurial passion as well as agility. These virtues encourage curiosity and good work ethic when it comes to customer collaborations. The company allows its customers and prospects the opportunity to obtain fresh and innovative ways of delivering fresh food solutions and bring their ideas to life. OSI basis its operations on several core values namely integrity, teamwork, building mutually beneficial relationships, continuous improvement, innovative solutions and doing what is best for the company. OSI offers to its customers customised food solutions, trustworthy and efficient supply chain expertise, innovative R&D facilities, unbeatable food quality and safety practices as well as commitment to sustainability throughout its extensive network.

Just recently, OSI Group acquired Baho Food – a Dutch manufacturing firm that serves foodservice and retail segments. Baho Food has been providing convenience foods, as well as deli meats and snacks. The financial details of the acquisition remained hidden. While commenting about the purchase, the president, and CEO of OSI, David G. McDonald said that the addition would give the Group increased presence in Europe. David noted that Baho Food’s product portfolio complements that of OSI as far as its present processing potential is concerned. According to the CEO, the product portfolio of Baho Food will also go a long way in expanding OSI’s abilities to meet the dynamic needs of its customers.

Baho Food has five subsidiaries that have processing plants in the Netherlands and Germany. The five subsidiaries include Vital Convenience, Gelderland Frischwaren, Bakx Foods, Henri van de Bilt and Q Smart Life. These companies have customers in 18 European nations. John Balvers, the MD of Baho Food, and his management team will remain part of the business. They are expected to work together with executives of OSI Group in the development of a growth strategy for the newly combined firms. John Balvers expressed his excitement about being part of the larger OSI Group citing confidence in the excellent relationships that OSI has with its customers and suppliers. Mr. Balvers said that the combined strengths of the two firms would improve their abilities to support their customers to realize their strategy, besides offering them a more comprehensive product portfolio.

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OSI Industries Teams With European Partners

 

OSI Industries has made an assertive effort to establish a presence in the European region. The company acquired two major industry operators in Europe. Baho Foods and Flagship Food Group were both added to the OSI Industries team. Baho Foods manufactures deli meats and snacks. It has operating plants in Germany and the Netherlands. There are five companies under the Baho Foods umbrella. Executives will remain in place and continue to lead their company and maintain its current vision. The partnership with the much larger OSI Industries is expected to open doors for both Baho Foods and Flagship Food Group as they move forward within the food manufacturing business.

Flagship Food Group accepted a buyout from OSI and is prepared to do business with the multi billion-dollar company. Flagship Food Group provides services such as frozen poultry, mayonnaise, sauces, dressings and Oliver James pies. Flagship Food Group has made acquisitions of its own in order to expand across Europe. The company acquired Calder Foods. Calder Foods specializes in marinades, mayonnaise, dips and sandwich fillings. The merger between OSI and Flagship Food Group is intended to pool resources in order to assist each organization in attaining the goals that they originally had set for their own companies. OSI Group Buys Former Tyson Foods Plant in Chicago.

OSI Industries has plants operating throughout the Unites States and the Asia-Pacific. American facilities are located in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, Riverside, California, West Jordan, Utah, Iowa, Chicago and Oakland. A global quality assurance program is in place to make certain that all OSI plants are operating up to required specifications.

There is a diverse hiring process at OSI. The mission is to bring in talent that can assist with running a worldwide business. Recruiting focuses on areas such as the United States, the UK, Poland and Asia.

OSI acheived tremendous growth based on its partnership with McDonald’s. However, the company has expanded its business model over the years. There many clients include Subway, Starbucks, Papa John’s Pizza and Pizza Hut. OSI is involved with manufacturing several different products besides meat patties. Bacon, fish, poultry, vegetables, dough products, hot dogs and pizza are all part of the production line.

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